Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority

Mr. Nathan Simms Jr., Executive Director
555 E. Main Street
Norfolk, VA
(757) 623-1111
(757) 314-2105

By The numbers

Public Housing Units 2647
Vouchers 5214
Total Units 7861

Latest News

10.10.23 Members Making News
From The Virginian-Pilot: The city of Norfolk has secured its first federal grant to help offset the cost of building a 20-plus acre park in the St. Paul’s neighborhood that will double as a flooding mitigation tool. The park space, called the Blue/Greenway because of its water and grass features...
10.10.23 Members Making News
From the Norfolk Redevelopment & Housing Authority's website: The Board of Commissioners for the Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority (NRHA) has selected Nathan Frank Simms Jr. to lead the organization as Executive Director. Simms will relocate from Fulton County, Georgia, where he most...
9.14.23 CLPHA Member Update, Members Making News, Awards/Grants
HUD has announced $10 million has been awarded to 56 PHAs for capital improvements that enhance safety and security for residents, including to eight CLPHA members. These awards were made from HUD’s Capital Fund Emergency Safety and Security Program.   These...
7.26.23 Members Making News
From WTKR3 Norfolk: Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority's (NRHA) HomeNet Homeownership Center received a $6.4 million grant from Virginia Housing to bridge the minority homeownership gap on Wednesday. NRHA says the grant aims to bridge the minority homeownership gap in Norfolk and "...
4.11.23 CLPHA Member Update, Awards/Grants
HUD Opens Applications for New $10 Million for Choice Neighborhoods Planning Efforts HUD announced on Tuesday more than $98 million in “Supplemental Grant” awards for Choice Neighborhoods  Implementation Grantees...
11.7.22 Members Making News
From the City of Norfolk's press release: The City of Norfolk is joining the Community of Practice for Healthy Housing Equity, led by the National League of Cities (NLC), to develop community-wide approaches that support healthy housing in our community. Norfolk joins five other cities from across...
5.4.22 Members Making News
From WTKR Norfolk: "It's a major development in the City of Norfolk Tuesday as city officials held a groundbreaking celebration for the Tidewater Gardens Transformation Project. City officials say the city, the Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority (RHA) and a host of officials from the U.S...
9.7.21 Members Making News
From WAVY 10 News: On Tuesday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a new eviction moratorium that would last until Oct. 3. ... That includes Norfolk, where Nealy Gihan works with the Norfolk Redevelopment Housing Authority. They help folks in Section 8 housing through their...
6.9.21 Members Making News
From WVEC Nofolk: If you stopped by the park at the Oakleaf Forest housing community Wednesday, you’d think it was just one big party.  It featured music, games, and an ice cream truck on the warm spring day.  But the event, coordinated by Hampton University, strived to keep people...
3.10.21 Members Making News
From WAVY News Norfolk: There was a continuous flow of people heading into the community building in the Calvert Square neighborhood of Norfolk Sunday. All of them were waiting patiently to get their first dose of the Pfizer vaccine. “It feels good to get the first one out the way,” said Norfolk...

Job Openings

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PROPERTY MANAGEMENT DIRECTOR:  Leading the Property Management Operations of Norfolk's Low-Income Public Housing Communities About NRHA   Founded in 1940, the Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority (NRHA) provides low-income families in Norfolk, Virginia with safe and well-maintained housing...
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Posted on 4.17.23
Applications due by 5.5.23

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